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Research Online: A Practical Guide 
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Intro | Web Basics | Searching | Links | Citing Sources | Conclusion

Web Basics
What is the Internet?
What is the World Wide Web?
What is a Web browser?
What are Domain Names and URLs?
What is a Bookmark?
What is Email?
What is a Newsgroup?
What is a Discussion List (or Listserv)
What is "Netiquette?"
What is Search Engine?

Web Basics Activity #2

Open this Nova Web page, locate the URL, and answer the questions below.

  1. What is the name of the host computer, or the domain name?
  2. What is the directory path?
  3. What is the filename?
  4. Now, change the filename to name.html. Notice how you navigate to a different file, or page, within the same Web site.
After you have completed the activity, return to this page and check your answers.

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